An Engaging Georgian Adam and Eve Sampler by Ann Cook
With Naive Figures, Birds, Animals and Insects
Embroidered Coloured Silk Threads on Linen
English, Dated "1769"
18.25" high x 16.5" wide (framed)
Embroidered with the words "taste not" flanking the tree of knowledge, beneath the motto:
"Have not Eve and Adam taught us
Their sad Profit to compute
To What dismal State they brought us
When they stole forbidden Fruit"
Literature: The Feller Needlework Collection, Illustrated and discussed on Page 136